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Utica City School District, NY. – 1975
Two-column objectives are listed for an integrated science curriculum (grades K-12), often subheaded according to science area (biology, health, general science, physical science) and grade level. Concepts regarding characteristics of living things are stressed in objectives for the primary grades (K-5), and reproductive biology is covered…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Biology, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
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Contento, Isobel R.; And Others – Journal of School Health, 1992
"Changing the Course," a 15-16 session, behaviorally oriented, activity-based nutrition education curriculum for elementary students was assessed for feasibility of program implementation. The test involved 16 teachers and 702 students in the Northeast. Results showed high teacher satisfaction; student posttests revealed high achievement…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Education
Finnegan, John R.; And Others – Health Education Quarterly, 1992
Following media recruitment campaign, WIN at Home, series of diet-related booklets mailed to participants, was evaluated through survey of 226 participants (75 percent). Results showed that 97 percent learned about program through media, women were more likely to learn about it from personal sources, 57 percent shared information with spouses, and…
Descriptors: Advertising, Cancer, Formative Evaluation, Home Programs
Zamani, A. Rahman, Ed.; Calder, Judy, Ed.; Rose, Bobbie, Ed.; Leonard, Victoria, Ed.; Gendell, Mara, Ed. – California Childcare Health Program, 2006
"Child Care Health Connections" is a bimonthly newsletter published by the California Childcare Health Program (CCHP), a community-based program of the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing. The goals of the newsletter are to promote and support a healthy and safe environment…
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Care, Young Children, Motor Vehicles
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Comprehensive Cancer Center. – 2003
This report provides statewide data on Wisconsin middle and high school health education curriculum and policy. All regular public secondary schools were included in the school sampling frame. Data were collected via surveys of principals and lead health teachers regarding tobacco, physical education and activity, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, violence,…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Asthma, Comprehensive School Health Education, Curriculum
Dietz, William H., Ed.; Stern, Loraine, Ed. – 1999
Noting that the real challenge for parents is not being aware of what to feed their children, but rather getting children to actually eat those foods, this guide provides advice for parents of infants through adolescents regarding children's dietary needs while recognizing the role of children's emotions, tastes, and preferences. Following the…
Descriptors: Allergy, Breastfeeding, Child Health, Child Rearing
Hovell, Melbourne F.; And Others – Health Education (Washington D.C.), 1988
This research project tested the effects of two behavior modification programs, one emphasizing self-control and one traditional nutrition education, on the snacking habits of 91 fourth grade students. The project's methodology is discussed. (JL)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cancer, Comparative Analysis, Eating Habits
Harding, Anne S. – 2000
This book includes more than 500 entries describing advances in the treatment of disease and the understanding of human health. The emphasis is on significant advances in diseases, treatments, and health issues. Topics included are: alternative or nonwestern medicine; anesthesia and analgesia; antibiotics; cancer; cell biology and physiology;…
Descriptors: Anesthesiology, Cancer, Clinical Diagnosis, Cytology
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln. Div. of Instructional Services. – 1978
These health curriculum guidelines were designed for teachers of secondary students. Four major topic areas are covered: 1) anatomy, physiology, tissues, systems, heredity, physical activity, and nutriition; 2) family structures, functions, and responsibilities; 3) values, stress, and drug abuse; and 4) the environment, disease control, cancer,…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Consumer Education, Drug Education, Ecology
Michigan State Dept. of Public Health, Lansing. – 1988
This document summarizes a report on the health status of minority groups in Michigan. Mortality rates and health problems are analyzed for the following groups: (1) Blacks; (2) Hispanics: (3) Arab Americans; (4) Asian and Pacific Islanders; and (5) Native Americans. The following problem areas are discussed: (1) nutrition and hunger; (2)…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, American Indians, Arabs, Asian Americans
National Dairy Council, Rosemont, IL. – 1984
The properties of three critical elements in the human diet are discussed. In the first section, the functions of sodium in the body and in the diet are considered. The relationship between sodium and hypertension is explored, and recommendations from professional health groups on the sodium consumption are presented. In the second section, the…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Disease Control, Eating Habits, Elementary Secondary Education
Zamani, A. Rahman, Ed.; Guralnick, Eva, Ed.; Calder, Judy, Ed.; Walsh, Eileen, Ed. – California Childcare Health Program, 2005
"Child Care Health Connections" is a bimonthly newsletter published by the California Childcare Health Program (CCHP), a community-based program of the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing. The goals of the newsletter are to promote and support a healthy and safe environment…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Health, Child Safety, Referral
Center for Disease Control (DHEW/PHS), Atlanta, GA. – 1982
This book is primarily a guide and source directory to health education materials in 10 nationally recognized health risk areas: (1) stopping or reducing smoking; (2) improving nutrition; (3) controlling high blood pressure; (4) modifying alcohol intake or drinking habits; (5) increasing physical activity; (6) reducing stress; (7) detecting cancer…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Cancer, Community Health Services, Diabetes
Schmitz, Cecilia M.; Gray, Richard A. – 1995
This volume contains an extensive introduction to the health consequences of tobacco use and extended annotations of the most important English-language monographs and articles to appear on the subject in the 1980s and 1990s arranged in classified order under select headings. The introductory analytical essay by Richard A. Gray covers: early and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Birth Rate, Cancer
Sanders, Susan, Comp.; Satterwhite, Betty, Comp. – 1981
Designed as an aid for those wishing to establish pediatric health education resource centers for use by patients and their families, this bibliography lists selected holdings of the Sarah K. Davidson Family-Patient Library, which is located in the Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester, New York. It is noted that all…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Child Development, Death
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